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Scientist edits his DNA to make himself a 'superhuman', live-streams video

Josiah Zayner said: "This is the first time in history that we are no longer slaves to our genetics."<p>What if someone told you that you can be a …

What it's like to have the best job in America right now

Data scientists have the best job in America, according to Glassdoor.<p>The field may be relatively new and occasionally vaguely defined, but one thing's for sure — it's also growing.<p>That's because, in the digital age, the amount of data available is only going to continue to grow exponentially. And …

Employment

Scientists Have Discovered a Way to Make Alcohol Out of Thin Air

But it's not just for drinking.<p>Friends, the utopia is real. Researchers say they have a way to make alcohol out of thin air, and the technique might …

Carbon Emissions

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

Maps

Found: Seven rocky Earth-sized planets in orbit around a nearby star

Astronomers scouring the heavens for a planet home to life as we know it have found a tantalizing solar system with not one but seven Earth-sized worlds, just 39 light-years away.<p>Measurements made by powerful space telescopes and ground-based observatories indicate that several of these exoplanets …

Google gives everyone machine learning superpowers with TensorFlow 1.0 - ExtremeTech

By on February 17, 2017 at 10:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It wasn’t that long ago that …

Badass Latin Phrases Volume III

pixabay.com/Hans-2/<p>We’ve done a few of these now, and I’d like to think that we’re getting quite good at it. But, you know the drill at this point: …

Nioh: 13 things you can do to make it a little easier

Nioh is really hard, but remembering these things will make it easier<p><i>Nioh</i> is fast-paced and brutally punishing. Giving you a list of things to try to remember while you play would be like asking you to juggle chainsaws, except that chainsaws are predictable. This is more like juggling cats.<p>Below, …

PS4 Pro might have a 'boost mode' to improve frame rates (update)

Sony's new PS4 Pro provides a noticeable visual upgrade to games that have been patched to take advantage of the console's extra horsepower. But what about all the rest of your games that developers <i>haven't</i> updated yet? Well, a thread over at the NeoGAF forum indicates those games may soon look …

12 Tricks That Make You The Master Of Google Search

There’s a hidden side of Google that only a select few people take advantage of. When you discover the amazing things you can do with Google, you’ll …

Seagate Technology
European Union

What does the Dirty Coin do in Resident Evil 7?

Players went to extremes to get this reward from the demo. Now what?<p>Ever since <i>Resident Evil 7</i>’s initial demo was released last summer, fans were obsessed with a bizarre puzzle that seemed to have no solution. Then, after a final update to the demo in December, players finally cracked the code. The …

What is the Alcubierre "Warp" Drive?

It’s always a welcome thing to learn that ideas that are commonplace in science fiction have a basis in science fact. Cryogenic freezers, laser guns, …

Physics

Dissecting a Louis C.K. Joke to Highlight How Well the Comedian Uses Language to Create Humor

The Nerdwriter (Evan Puschak) dissects a joke by Louis C.K. about playing Monopoly with his daughters to highlight how well the comedian uses …

Louis C.K.

New For 2017: The Most Anticipated Hip Hop Releases Of 2017

What’s happening world, welcome to 2017! Right now it’s the time to speculate on how the year will shape up musically. In 2016, after a mostly …

Andreas Müller | Bringing Machine Learning to the Masses

This fall Andy Müller finally gave his 13,000 Twitter fans what they’d been clamoring for: a layman's guide to machine learning. The book, …

26 Years Before 'The Matrix,' There Was 'World on Wire'

German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s ‘World on a Wire’ was exploring simulations decades before ‘Westworld.’<p><i>This article is part of the Motherboard Guide to Cinema, a semi-regular column exploring foreign and obscure speculative films.</i><p>Humans have been trying to parse illusion from reality for …

Singularity

BeatStars: Introducing The Startup Making It Easy For Beat Makers To Collaborate And Cash In With Artists

Bryson Tiller admitted that he found and purchased the instrumental portion of his <i>Billboard</i>-topping, platinum-selling single “Don’t” online. Desiigner’s “Panda” beat was found on YouTube, purchased for $200 and became the No. 1 song in the country in 2016.<p>In the hip-hop world, one could argue that …

Startups

BionicGym – A Leg Muscle Stimulator That Claims to Burn 1000 Calories/Hour while You Lie on the Couch

How does running a marathon and burning over 1000 calories per hour without even getting off your couch sound? That’s exactly what the BionicGym, an …

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Use a Slow Cooker

A slow cooker can be used for so much more than chili and queso dip, and these Food Network stars prove it. Prepare to enter a whole new world of breakfast and dinner options that you can cook without looking.<p>Trisha Yearwood: Macaroni and Cheese<p>Though you have to cook the macaroni noodles ahead of …

Cooking

Here's what to do if you get arrested at a protest

Donald Trump will be inaugurated as president on Jan. 20, and countless thousands are expected to descend on Washington to begin their resistance on …

Justice

29 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier

There are so many wonderful websites around, and it is difficult to know each and every one of them. The below list provides some of those websites …

Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think are Normal

There’s no class in high school on how to not be a shitty boyfriend or girlfriend. Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality of marriage, …

Relationships

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

Quantum Leap: Researchers Send Information Using a Single Particle of Light

This could pave the way for quantum computer circuits where electron qubits exchange information via photons.<p>According to research published Thursday in <i>Science</i>, physicists at Princeton University have designed a device that allows a single electron to pass its quantum information to a photon in …

Quantum Computing